Walt Disney Animation Canada Behind the Magic Colorful 16-page Book, 1996
Behind the Magic (1996)
Saddle-stitched, 16 pages + covers, 9" x 8.75"
This handsome, color-illustrated book was produced to spotlight Disney's animation studio in Canada that opened in January, 1996. It details the many facets of Disney animated filmmaking in the mid-1990s and is illustrated throughout with photographs, animation and layout drawings, backgrounds and scenes from Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas, the first Disney film produced in Canada. Characters seen throughout are Lumiere and Angelique.
Topics include: Story and Script, Direction, Story Artists/Storyboards, Voice Recordings, Editing and Leica Reel, Music, Art Direction/Production Design, Design/Character Design, Layout, Background, Color Styling, Animation, Effects Animation, Computer Generated Imagery, Digital Ink & Paint and Putting It All Together.
The Studio focused on direct-to-video animated sequels and television shows. It closed in Spring, 2000.